Sludge Removal – Prevent High Costs

Wastewater Treatment Plant

As with a lot of industries, food and beverage manufacturers consume high volumes of water in their processes. This results in high volumes of wastewater, and with that comes a number of problems and after effects.

Wastewater is exactly that, waste. That waste forms into sludge, the residual solids associated with the primary and secondary phases of the wastewater treatment process. After chemical addition to promote liquid-solid separation in the primary phase of treatment and then from biological sludge after further treatment, the residual solids become a waste sludge.

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7 Tips on Preventing the Growth of Legionella

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Under the Health and Safety at Work Law, the duty care holder and any company or responsible person appointed to oversee any kind of monitoring work could be prosecuted if an individual contracted Legionnaires’ disease on site. Below, we have provided seven tips on preventing the growth of Legionella.

1. Appoint a dedicated hygiene manager

This doesn’t have to be a specifically-hired manager, it could be a role assigned to an in-house member of staff or it could be outsourced. However, this should be one of the first steps followed to help prevent the growth of Legionella. Monitoring all the water systems and carrying out the appropriate checks and treatments is a big task. Any missed checks or treatment could result in a Legionella outbreak.

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BIOCHEMICA IS RECRUITING! Water Hygiene Technician (Norfolk) (CLOSED)

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Water and wastewater treatment company Biochemica UK Ltd is recruiting a permanent, full-time Water Hygiene Technician to join its regional team in Norfolk as part of its continued expansion.

Headquartered in Billingham, Biochemica is the largest independent water treatment firm in the North East of England, operating nationwide and in Ireland to provide specialist water management services and chemical products across multiple industries.

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BIOCHEMICA IS RECRUITING! Service Chemist (Two Positions) (CLOSED)

Biochemica is recruiting - Service Chemist

Biochemica UK Ltd is seeking two permanent, full-time Service Chemists to join its dynamic team following a surge in demand and significant expansion.

Due to increased customer demand in the North East and North West, Biochemica, which is headquartered in Teesside, is looking to bolster its team to support existing and future water management contracts in the region and beyond.

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Biochemica ‘chips in’ to prestigious potato conference

Leading water management company, Biochemica UK Ltd is set to showcase its services at a unique potato industry event next month (November).

Privately owned Biochemica, which specialises in water and wastewater treatment services and chemical products, will join a host of companies and trade bodies from across the potato industry and its supply chain to exhibit at the upcoming BP2015 show.

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Biochemica supports new ISO standard to measure water footprint

Biochemica is supporting the ISO 14046 standard

The International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) has launched a new globally recognised standard, ISO 14046 to assist all organisations with measuring the environmental impact of water use.

The new standard, which was published on 31 July 2014, allows businesses to conduct and report a water footprint assessment and determine methods to reduce potential environmental impacts.

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Biochemica is ready to ‘Meet the Members’ at NEPIC Conference and Exhibition

Biochemica is exhibiting at the NEPIC Meet the Members Conference and Exhibition 2015

Next month (June), leading water management company Biochemica UK Ltd will exhibit its water and wastewater treatment services at the annual Northeast of England Process Industry Cluster (NEPIC) Meet the Members event.

Hailed as ‘the region’s chemical processing and supply chain event of the year’, the NEPIC Meet the Members Conference and Exhibition 2015 offers visitors the chance to hear from a top line up of speakers, attend one-to-one industry mentor meetings, join expert mini master classes and see 100 chemical supply chain exhibitors.

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Biochemica set to showcase its services at BASME Annual Conference

Biochemica is exhibiting at the BASME Annual Conference 2014

Biochemica UK Ltd, the North East’s leading private water management company is gearing up to showcase its services at a highly anticipated industry conference this month (November).

Biochemica, which specialises in water and wastewater treatment services and chemical products, will join a host of companies from across the region’s process industry and its supply chain to exhibit at the upcoming BASME Annual Conference 2014.

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COMMENTARY: Water management can improve your reputation

Biochemica's Commercial and Technical Director, Dr Tim Robinson

Earlier this year, the Carbon Trust launched the world’s first independent international certification to recognise and encourage water use reduction and management – the Carbon Trust Water Standard. Dr Tim Robinson, Commercial and Technical Director and co-owner of water treatment specialist Biochemica UK Ltd, shares his thoughts on what organisations can gain from the award and advises on practical steps they can take to meet its requirements.

The Carbon Trust Water Standard is the latest endorsement to come from the leading international certification body, following the successful roll out of its Carbon Standard in 2008. The award provides independent verification and recognition of an organisation’s water credentials. Effectively, it acts as a powerful symbol for firms to globally communicate that they are measuring, managing and reducing their water footprint.

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Biochemica raises the standard with new service

Biochemica offers a solutions based approach to water management

Water treatment specialist Biochemica UK Ltd has launched a bespoke new service which supports firms in achieving the Carbon Trust Water Standard, a new certification awarded to companies that measure, manage and reduce their water use.

As one of the first water management companies to get behind the Carbon Trust Water Standard, Biochemica is leading the way in inspiring businesses to address their water consumption and gain recognition for their efforts.

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Hartlepool Business Club helps Biochemica secure new contract

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Billingham water treatment company Biochemica UK Ltd has joined forces with manufacturing firm Heerema Fabrication Group (HFG) thanks to the Hartlepool Business Breakfast Club.

Biochemica has been awarded a year-long contract to provide Legionella monitoring services for Heerema’s domestic water systems, as well as implement processes to clean and disinfect water storage tanks with the use of specialist chemicals.

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